Business and Economy

Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher donates $4 million to The University of Texas at Austin

Aug. 24, 2001

The University of Texas at Austin today announced a gift of $4 million from Herb Kelleher, founder and chairman of the board of Southwest Airlines.

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Houston Endowment Inc. invests in scholarships for Texas community college leaders

June 25, 2001

A recent $1 million gift from Houston Endowment Inc. to The University of Texas at Austin will help prepare new generations of leaders for Texas community colleges.

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AIM employees give $5.5 million to McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin to support finance education

May 14, 2001

Three outstanding young professors at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded Sloan Research Fellowships. The grants total $40,000 each and are given for a two-year period.

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Ford Motor Company gives $7.3 million to UT Austin engineering, business schools

Feb. 19, 2001

The College of Engineering and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin announced today (Feb. 19) Ford Motor Company gifts totaling $7.3 million for a range of student programs.

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UT Austin professor honored by Betty Ford Center for lifelong work in alcoholism research

Jan. 12, 2001

Dr. Carlton Erickson of The University of Texas at Austin's College of Pharmacy has been recognized by one of the country's most respected addiction treatment facilities for his life's work in the research laboratory and in educating the public concerning alcoholism.

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